Canterbury’s Premier Meeting & Conference Venue

Tucked away in the South Island’s High Country, Fable Terrace Downs Resort is one of the region’s most impressive meeting venues.

The perfect venue for your next conference!

The ultimate location for your special day awaits, with the natural beauty of the South Island’s High Country, stunning venue options and a dedicated events team at Fable Terrace Downs Resort. On the hunt for that elusive venue that ticks all the boxes…luxury facilities, beautiful surroundings and exceptional service? Fable Terrace Downs Resort is the perfect solution for up to 80 guests, from corporate meetings and conferences, to weddings, family gatherings and special occasions.

As one of the top-picks for venues for hire in Canterbury, Fable Terrace Downs Resort caters for all types of functions. These include the following:

  • Corporate Meetings
  • Events
  • Incentives
  • Conferences
  • Fun and casual functions
  • Mid-Winter and Christmas functions

Popular with top New Zealand companies, we have a dedicated Events Team to deliver your occasion.

When you book your meeting or conference at Fable Terrace Downs, privacy and seclusion are guaranteed. Either book the whole resort or reserve a space to meet your needs. Shuttle services are available on request; alternatively, let us arrange a helicopter/jet boat combination with bush walk to leave your group invigorated. If you are look for ways to relax during your down time, a unique option is our Mini Olympics Challenge – clay bird shooting, archery and closest to the pin on our golf driving range.

Top reasons to have your event at this picturesque venue include:

  • Suited to both corporate or casual options
  • Only one hour’s drive from Christchurch – yet a world away!
  • Multiple event spaces for greater flexibility
  • Perfect if you’re on the hunt for birthday party venues in Canterbury
  • Many activities on-site to keep guests entertained
  • New Zealand’s most picturesque 18-hole golf course
  • Proximity to numerous ski fields

With a backdrop that rivals the most charming of oil paintings, this stunning location is one of the most revered meeting venues in Canterbury. From the undulating fields of riparian tussocks that evoke Scottish charm, to the pristine green lawns of the fairway, this is one conference location you won’t forget in a hurry.

Book with one of the region’s leading meeting venues

From the awe inspiring mountains to the abundance of leisure activities on offer, Terrace Downs is more than a conference venue; it’s a place that reinvigorates the mind and soothes the soul.

Alongside meetings and conferences, this venue is also available for special events such as weddings, anniversaries and for a family celebrations. If you want to host your event in heart of the Canterbury’s pristine wilderness, there’s no better venue to book.

For more information regarding our accommodation and events services, get in touch with our specialised Events Team today.

Golf Tournaments

The golf team at Fable Terrace Downs is here to help you to plan the perfect golf event.

Available for both private and corporate groups, our team can take care of everything from entries and scorecards to sponsor’s signage and prize-giving’s. For larger groups, we can also provide free prizes for your event.

A range of catering options are available, and can include tea and coffee, packed lunches, or a specialty buffet menu to complete your prize-giving evening.

We can work with any group no matter how large, to make your event the best ever. We can also coordinate with group activities and accommodation to maximise your visit.

A golf day is the perfect way to reward staff, entertain clients, fundraise, or celebrate a special group event.

For all inquiries or to book your golf event, contact the Pro Shop on (03) 318 6943 or email

Please note that our resort has a STRICT NO ALCOHOL POLICY ON THE GOLF COURSE that will be enforced. Please do not bring your own alcoholic beverages for your golf round as action will be taken. Alcohol beverages can be purchase before, mid-way and after your round in the clubhouse only. The resort management thanks you in advance for your cooperation.

Visit Fable Terrace Downs

The beauty of Fable Terrace Downs has to be seen to be believed! Enquire with us today and one of our dedicated events specialists will be in touch to arrange a site visit and answer any questions you may have.